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Enderby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire, so named from the Old Norse personal name Eindri{dh}i (see Enderson) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ellerby, Engelby, Holderby, Nerby, Denby, Newby, Kennerly, Enger

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Where is the Enderby family from?

You can see how Enderby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Enderby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Enderby families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1880 there were 15 Enderby families living in Wisconsin. This was about 29% of all the recorded Enderby's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Enderby families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Enderby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Enderby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Enderby. 53% of Enderby men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    53%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 526 immigration records available for the last name Enderby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 636 military records available for the last name Enderby. For the veterans among your Enderby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Enderby lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Enderby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Enderby in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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